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Our members actively educate themselves and others in the areas of property taxation and valuation. Many of APTC attorneys get published in the most prestigious publications nationwide, get interviewed as matter experts and participate in panel discussions with other real estate experts. The Article section is a compilation of all their work.

Apr
17

Solid Base: Proper Lease Structures Can Reduce Property Taxes

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Mar
20

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Takes Up Issue of Reverse Property Tax Appeals Across State

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Feb
01

Putting A Stop To The 'Hidden Property Tax'

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Dec
16

Replacement Reserves Can Significantly Reduce Property Tax Bills

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Dec
15

Market-Value Tax Assessments Under Attack

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Dec
07

Superstorm Sandy's Impact On Property Taxes

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Dec
05

In Tax Law, There Are No Insignificant Cases

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Nov
09

Why Timeshares Shouldn't Be Taxed Like Condominiums

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Nov
01

Tax Trauma - How Higher Assessments Can Cause Lower Net Rents

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Oct
20

Purchase Price Isn't Property Tax Value

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Oct
18

Why Taxing Authorities are Suing Taxpayers

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Oct
10

Recovery Complicates Retail Property Tax

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Oct
10

Beware of RevPAR in Property Tax Valuations

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Oct
05

Sounding the Alarm on Code Compliance Costs

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Sep
26

Washington's Carbon Experiment

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Aug
25

When Law Firms Collaborate, Property Owners Reap The Benefits On Their Bottom Line

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Aug
22

How to Fight Aggressive Property Tax Assessments

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Jul
01

Is Your Hotel Paying Too Much Property Tax?

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May
31

Tax Resolution Conundrum

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May
17

Property Taxes And The Growing Millennial Impact On The Retail Sector

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May
17

Smartphones, Showrooming Impact Cost

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Apr
16

Don't Lose Out on Construction Tax Exemptions

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Apr
15

Valuation Education

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Apr
14

Five Ways Property Owners May Qualify For Property Tax Exemptions In Indiana

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Mar
28

Partially Built Properties Raise Property Tax Issues

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Recent Published Property Tax Articles

How to Fight Excessive Property Taxes During COVID-19

Cash-strapped municipalities may look to extract more revenue from commercial properties.

It would be difficult to conceive of a more impactful event for the commercial real estate market than the coronavirus pandemic. Short of finding a cure for COVID-19, the tremendous state of flux in the sector will test the resourcefulness...

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Intangibles Are Exempt from Property Tax

Numbers of lawsuits remind taxpayers and assessors to exclude intangible assets from taxable real estate value.

A recent case involving a Disney Yacht and Beach Club Resort in Orange County, Florida demonstrates how significantly tax liability can differ when an assessor fails to exclude intangible assets. For Disney's property, the tax...

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Expect Increased Property Taxes

Commercial property owners are a tempting target for cash-strapped governments dealing with fallout from COVID-19, writes Morris A. Ellison, a veteran commercial real estate attorney.

Macro impacts of the microscopic COVID-19 virus will subject the property tax system to unprecedented strains, raising the threat that local governments will turn to property...

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